Joint Media Advisory
The Minister Defence (DoD) Nosiviwe Maphisa Nqcakula; Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities (DWYPD), Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), Dr Naledi Pandor will launch the first-generation National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace & Security (WPS) for South Africa.
The NAP on WPS is a culmination of a consultative process with civil society coordinated by Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) and government departments over the last few years with support from UN Women. The event will be attended by government departments, members of civil society, development partners.
The National Action Plan launch responds directly to the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 and subsequent resolutions and heeds the call for Member States to develop and implement National Action Plans on WPS to ensure coordination and impact. The (UNSC) Resolution 1325, encourages Member States to take action to further women’s political and civil society participation, the protection of women and girls and gender training on a national level.
Members of the media are invited to this launch:
Date: 18 March 2021
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 939 3065 5603
DWYPD: Shalen Gajadhar: firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRCO: Mr Clayson Monyela 082 884 5974
FHR – Rumbidzai Elizabeth Chidoori, email@example.com
United Nations – Zeenat Abdool, firstname.lastname@example.org